This Week in Nature

In Nature Biotechnology this week, researchers from Stanford University and Illumina publish details of a method for whole-genome haplotyping using a statistical algorithm to take advantage of the partially phased information contained in long genomic fragments analyzed by short-read sequencing.

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Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.